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Ceremony in Reading City Park to commemorate Veterans Day

Judge, Air Force vet to serve as keynote speaker

READING, Pa. - Veterans Day will be commemorated Saturday with a ceremony in Reading City Park.

The Combined Veterans Council of Berks County will host the ceremony in the park's Veterans Grove at 11 a.m. The event will honor military members and veterans and the people who support their service to the United States.

Berks County Judge James Lillis, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, will serve as keynote speaker.

Craig Johnson will provide patriotic music prior to the ceremony, and Wyomissing Area High School students will sing the national anthem and "God Bless America."

The Memory Walk in Veterans Grove will also be dedicated by the Berks County Monument Preservation Fund, which was created to preserve and care for Veterans Grove and the county's many other military memorial monuments.


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